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Breaking Bread - A Delicious Celebration of Seattle's Somali Community, Cuisine & Culture
Indian Ocean Restaurant
Seattle, WA
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Breaking Bread - A Delicious Celebration of Seattle's Somali Community, Cuisine & Culture
Breaking Bread: A feast! A silent auction! Live music and dance! And a fundraiser for Somali Community Services of Seattle!


Dine on a 3-course feast, learn how you can prepare it at home, where to buy local Somali products, and more ~

 Feast Menu ~
      Qahwe:  Coffee with milk, cardamom and cinnamon
      Shaah: Spiced tea
      Mango yogurt smoothie
      Muufo: Pan-fried semolina flatbread
      Lahooh: A spongy, pancake-like flatbread

      Fava beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, and herb dressing

      Garow: a flavorful mixture of sorghum and fresh    
      vegetables in a tangy dressing

      Vegetarian: Lahooh and Lentils - Lentils sautéed    
      with onions and tomatoes, spiced with cumin, then  
      tossed with spinach, and served over lahooh

      Beef Suqaar:  Beef, finely diced, quick-fried, and  
      served with vegetables in a richly flavored sauce

      Soor with Maraq (Goat or Chicken):  Polenta- like  
      grits topped with a savory stew

      Mandazi:  Somali doughnuts
      Sambusa with Dates:  Sweet turnovers

 This is an alcohol-free event.


Buy Somali and non-Somali treats at our silent auction ~

Enjoy live music, watch women perform a traditional dance (or two), and shop for Somali treats ~


When ~                                                                  
Friday March 21, 2014                  
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Where ~
Indian Ocean Restaurant
2519 S. Jackson Street, Seattle 98144

Tickets ~
Price ~ $30

About Somali Community Services of Seattle (SCSS): Founded in 1995, SCSS helps refugees, immigrants and their families acclimate to life in the U.S. With support from and partnerships with the City of Seattle, the Seattle Foundation, Seattle Tilth, Horn of Africa Services and many other organizations, SCSS has been able to offer services such as:

(for children and youth) after-school tutoring, summer  
 programs, sports/recreation, and field trips,

(for seniors) twice-weekly lunches, twice-weekly exercise  
 sessions, and recreational outings, a computer lab,

 child care, English as Second Language, civil rights and

 emergency preparedness education,

 case management,

 translation, and

 housing advocacy.

For more info, call Somali Community Services at
206-660-1115 or visit



Indian Ocean Restaurant (View)
2519 S. Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98103
United States


Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


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